• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scena (Mus) A scene in an opera.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scena The stage of an ancient theater, including the permanent architectural front behind the stage platform and facing the audience in the Roman and later Greek theater.
    • n scena (It. pron. shā′ nä; pl. scene (-ne)). In music: In an opera, a scene.
    • n scena An elaborate dramatic solo, similar to an operatic scene for a single performer, usually consisting largely of recitative or semi-recitative.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scena sē′na the stage of an ancient theatre (pl. Scenæ, sē′nē): an elaborate dramatic solo (It., pron. shā′nä; pl. Sce′ne)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

This is no place for an hysterical scena.
"Vendetta" by Marie Corelli
Scena, by Beethoven, sung by Mdlle.
"Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician" by Frederick Niecks
This musical scena went off with much eclat.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
The Roman word for dramatic representations is properly Scena.
"Plutarch's Lives, Volume II" by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
The scena was burnt down in the time of Tiberius, who began to rebuild it; but it was not finished till the reign of Claudius.
"Plutarch's Lives Volume III." by Plutarch
The "song-scenas" and acrobatic displays filled her with rapture.
"Joanna Godden" by Sheila Kaye-Smith
"Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 18, 1914" by Various
The Song Scena, all too short, was finished.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 8, 1914" by Various
Then rose up before me this great opera-house "scena" of the delivery.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 354, April 1845" by Various

In news:

Scena Theatre's 'The Seafarer' at H Street.
Scena Theatre's Tax-Exempt Status Revoked.
Irina Koval performs in Scena Theatre's current production of "Purge".
Scena Theatre's 'The Seafarer ' at H Street.
Robert Aubry Davis, Trey Graham and Jane Horwitz share their thoughts on Conor McPherson's The Seafarer at Scena Theatre though May 20.

In science:

F igure 1 . A scena r io o f in te l l igence repo r t s ( red ) in the sou th a rch ipe lago o f S tockho lm ( s imu la ted da ta ) .
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Any positive detection of diffuse X-ray emission coming from the inner cavities enclosed by nebular shells is a direct con firmation of the wind interaction scena rio as sketched above.
The evolution of planetary nebulae. V. The diffuse X-ray emission
Specifically, we derive achievability results for two scena rios: For the two hop network (as shown in Fig. 4), we characterize the set of achievable rate vectors with maximum anonymity (α = 1) under both delay constraints.
Anonymous Networking amidst Eavesdroppers